An Election Like No Other
President Harry Truman holds up a copy of the Chicago Daily Tribune declaring his defeat to Thomas Dewey in the presidential election, St Louis, MIssouri, November 1948. (Photo by Underwood Archives/Getty Images)

An Election Like No Other

Have Hillary’s Chickens Comey Home to Roost?

  • To say this is an election season like no other is an understatement. The most recent events revolving around Clinton’s emails is like a never-ending saga. Like all great conspiracies, we need a pasty, a person to take the fall. The patsy in this chapter is none other than Huma Abedin. Hillary Clinton’s right hand, her second daughter (another one with zero resemblance to Bill Clinton) and possibly the person to be named as Chief of Staff in a Hillary White House.

All that might have come to a screeching halt.

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Another Dewey Moment
President Harry Truman holds up a copy of the Chicago Daily Tribune declaring his defeat to Thomas Dewey in the presidential election, St Louis, MIssouri, November 1948. (Photo by Underwood Archives/Getty Images)

Another Dewey Moment

It is Not an Election, It is a Movement

Mr. Trump Goes to Washington

In 1944 Thomas Dewey was running for President against Harry Truman. It was such a close race that one paper jumped the gun and announced Dewey as the winner.  Which gave way to the now famous picture of victorious Truman holding that newspaper.

Seventy years later the media is no longer content to just report the news but has found that it is more profitable to actually shape the news. Or even go as far as invent the news if there is nothing that fits the narrative that they’ve chosen to sell. Why wait for the last minute deadline, when you can write history before it ever happens.  If it were just one single newspaper it would be one thing, but what if it is every media outlet?  What then? Who do you trust when there is no one left to trust? Trust in yourself.

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Tax Collector Race Matters

Tax Collector can Affect County Budget

Taxing Situation

Come the November 8th election who will become the 46th President of the United States is not the only thing that will be decided. Closer to home, other taxing issues are on the ballot.  One of them is the office of the Tax Collector. [Today’s post will be a little long, but it requires some upfront education on how the Tax Collector operates. – apologies from the mgmt.]

The Tax Collector is not a sexy position. Throughout history and fiction,the Tax Collector was a hated man. This might have started with the Roman Empire where the Tax Collector collected the taxes that the huge empire needed to function.  There were income taxes, sales taxes, taxes on crops, wine, and the production of olive oil. The Tax Collector would send Rome their due and keep whatever extra he could collect for himself. Backed by government force of Roman soldiers, the position of Tax Collector was a lucrative gig. Today most people give it little thought, and as always, when people do not take notice of their government bad things happen.  Unless given good reason to make a change, the incumbent usually wins re-election. Consider this your NOTICE OF GOOD REASON to vote for Bobby Hopkins over the incumbent.

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Meltdown Commencing

Break Up or Break Down

Most of us have seen this played out on TV or in the movies, or maybe in real life. When you are sitting across the table from your significant other, and they say, “it’s not you, it’s me.” It is a nice way of saying this isn’t working out I’ll be moving on now. If you could pick up the check, I would appreciate it.

Well, Hillary had one of those moments the other day when she spoke (screamed, yelled, shrieked) to a union group. Except Hillary did not take the blame. Quite the contrary. The video boils down to this; “Why am I not up 50 points? IT’S ALL YOUR FAULT.” When I watched it, my initial thought was this is a great spoof, perfect voice over, amazing computer graphics. Then I found out it was real, my jaw dropped. The only things missing were three ball bearings and an empty can of strawberries. (If that went over your head I direct you to The Caine Mutiny, great book, great movie starring Bogey.) (more…)

The Black Swan

Don't Take it Personally A Black Swan is something thought not to exist, or having an impossible probability. Even after its appearance it is often incorrectly explained. President Obama in his last throes of political life tried to insult Americans into voting for Hillary Clinton. He shouted from his bully pulpit…

Hillary’s Broomstick One

Cleared for Takeoff, Should not have been Cleared of Numerous Crimes

Broomstick One is the nickname given to Clinton’s private jet by the Secret Service. I really do not know the nickname for the plane. For all I know it could be the Magical Mystery Tour. Anyone on it and believing the nonsense coming out of Camp Hillary must be on LSD or other hallucinogens.  [“The captain has turned off the Fasten Your Seatbelts sign and turned on the black lights. You may now trip around the cabin.”] (more…)